Pakistan and Egypt have agreed to further strengthen trade and economic relations between two countries through enhanced cooperation in diverse fields.

The development came in a meeting between the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Hassan Shoukry in Cairo.

Both the Foreign Ministers discussed the matters of mutual interest including the ways and means to enhance bilateral cooperation in different sectors.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Pakistan considers Egypt an important country of the Arab world and is determined to further strengthen bilateral ties.

He said Pakistan is pursuing the policy of “Engage Africa” for the promotion of trade and economic relations with African countries.

The Foreign Minister also informed the Egyptian Foreign Minister about the nefarious designs of India’s Hindutva regime against Pakistan and termed it a danger for peace and stability of the region.

He also invited him to visit Pakistan which Sameh Hassan Shoukry readily accepted.

The Egyptian Foreign Minister appreciated Pakistan for its efforts for peace in Afghanistan.


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